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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn metal weft (gilded silver wound on yellow silk, tied by orange silk warp. Design: finely drawn flowering vine woven with reddish orange light blue, dark blue, and green silk weft narrow outer borders on reddish orange ground. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts